Helping cut Penicuik crime

PENICUIK residents are being encouraged to help police lower the local crime rate.

Penicuik Neighbourhood Planning Steering Group is inviting local people to hear about the force’s call grading system when reporting a crime.

Midlothian Council is working with Lothian and Borders Police to promote security in the district, where crime levels have decreased over the last year by 23 per cent.

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